Christine Byers,

Christine Byers

St. Louis, MO, United States

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Past articles by Christine:

Amazon driver doubling as serial porch pirate charged in St. Charles County

Alyssa George is accused of being a serial porch pirate who stole packages along her route while delivering for Amazon. → Read More

St. Louis couple plead not guilty to weapons, tampering charges

A grand jury indicted Mark and Patricia McCloskey on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and tampering with evidence. Photos showed them pointing guns at protesters. → Read More

Boy, 7, gunned down in St. Louis one day before he would have started second grade

Xavier Usanga was only hours away from starting second grade. Police Chief John Hayden says, "I'm hoping people will listen to my plea." → Read More

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against Cardinals' Carlos Martinez: 'This was a plain old bar fight'

Lawsuit stemmed from brawl outside Sauget strip club → Read More

Former U.S. attorney for Southern Illinois facing second DUI charge

EDWARDSVILLE — The former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Illinois has been arrested and charged with his second DUI in less than two years. → Read More

Gunman on the loose after fatal shooting, sexual assault at Catholic Supply store in St. Louis County

It appears the attacker did not know the victims, police said. → Read More

Collinsville's World's Largest Catsup Bottle Festival comes to an end

COLLINSVILLE — A 19-year tradition celebrating the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle is coming to an end. → Read More

The king of intruders? Bud Weisser busted at brewery

Man with name similar to beer's allegedly struggled with guards. → Read More

St. Louis public defender claims police chief, prosecutor unfairly influence gun crime bail

Subpoenas issued for Chief Sam Dotson and Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce. → Read More

Boy, 6, found unharmed at scene of suspected murder-suicide in Valley Park

St. Louis County police are investigating deaths of a man and woman along the 100 block of Carnegie Court → Read More

Two dead in suspected murder suicide in Valley Park home

St. Louis County police are investigating deaths of a man and woman along the 100 block of Carnegie Court → Read More

Autopsy shows man who exchanged shots with Normandy police was wounded only by self-inflicted shot

Amonderez Green, 18, had only one wound: a self-inflicted gunshot beneath his chin, post-mortem exam showed. → Read More

Police investigating whether stabbing in Breckenridge Hills connected to fatal fire

Police say fire victim's brother was stabbed at same home the night before the blaze → Read More

St. Louis man charged with shooting police officer

Police say Walter Saddler, 23, shot rookie police officer Sunday → Read More

Police lieutenant shot on duty says police work is his daughter's calling, too

Maryland Heights Police Lt. Joe Eagan will watch his daughter, Creve Coeur officer Kirsten Ellerbusch, box in a Backstoppers fundraiser. → Read More

Analysis of St. Louis police shootings intended as national model

University of Missouri-St. Louis criminologists hope deep dive in police shooting data will serve as template for study elsewhere. → Read More

Ferguson interim police chief resigning early

Andre Anderson has expressed his desire to return to his home and family in Glendale, Ariz. about a month ahead of schedule → Read More

Special prosecutor to review St. Louis police shooting

Circuit Attorney requested special prosecutor to review the January fatal shooting of Isaac Holmes, 19, after learning one of officers involved once worked in her office → Read More

Police release body camera video from encounter with man they say shot himself in Normandy last month

Videos show encounter with Amonderez Green before he was shot, and aftermath following shooting. → Read More

Mother accused of repeatedly poisoning son in St. Louis County

Charges accused a woman from Meadville, Mo., of endangering the welfare of her ill son. → Read More